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Harvard Review

Print & Online magazine for Non-Fiction,

Harvard Review publishes short fiction, poetry, essays, and book reviews. Writers at all stages of their careers are invited to apply; however, we can only publish a very small fraction of the material we receive. We recommend that you familiarize yourself with Harvard Review before you submit your work.


🌍 Territory: USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


North American Review

Print magazine for Non-Fiction,

We like stories that start quickly and have a strong narrative arc. Poems that are passionate about subject, language, and image are welcome, whether they are traditional or experimental, whether in formal or free verse (closed or open form). We publish all forms of creative nonfiction, from personal narrative to lyric essay to immersive journalism; we appreciate when an essay moves beyond the personal to tell us something new about the world.


🌍 Territory: USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


n+1

Print & Online magazine for Non-Fiction,

Our editorial mission is to encourage writers, new and established, to take themselves as seriously as possible β€” to write with as much energy and daring as possible, and to connect their own deepest concerns with the broader social and political environment; that is, to write, while it happens, a history of the present day. We welcome submissions from all writers. If you are considering sending work, please start by reading an issue or two. The best submission guidelines are those implied by the magazine itself.


🌍 Territory: USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 3 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


The Atlantic

Print & Online magazine for Non-Fiction,

The Atlantic is always interested in great nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. A general familiarity with what we have published in the past is the best guide to what we're looking for. All manuscripts should be submitted as a Word document or PDF. Succinct pitches may be submitted in the body of an email.


🌍 Territory: USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 10 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Southwest Review

Print & Online magazine for Non-Fiction,

Our mission is to publish a magazine of the highest quality for general readers worldwide. As we reflect on our past and look ahead to the future, the goal is to inspire new ways of connecting with the world. Simply put, we think writing should be as comprehensive and far-reaching as twenty-first–century life itself.


🌍 Territory: USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 1 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Awakened Voices Magazines

Online magazine for Non-Fiction,

The mission of the Awakenings is to MAKE VISIBLE the artistic expression of survivors of sexual violence. Awakenings is home to a multi-media art gallery featuring the artistic expressions of rape and sexual abuse survivors. By showcasing stories of survival, we are helping survivors find peace while simultaneously challenging the cultural taboos that prevent an honest discussion of sexual violence.


🌍 Territory: USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Levee Magazine

Print magazine for Non-Fiction,

We at Levee aim to physically publish quality fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry from both emerging and established authors.


🌍 Territory: USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


New Letters

Print magazine for Non-Fiction,

The mission of New Letters magazine, its radio companion, New Letters on the Air, and BkMk Press, is to discover, publish and promote the best and most exciting literary writing, wherever it might be found. We publish and serve readers and writers worldwide. In recent years, New Letters has won a National Magazine Award, the industry's highest honor, plus multiple Pushcart Prizes, and is reprinted often in Best American anthologies.


🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: No Submission guidelines


Confrontation

Print & Online magazine for Non-Fiction,

Confrontation Magazine began operation in 1968 with the mission of bringing new talent to light in the shadows cast by well-known authors. Open to all submissions, each issue contains original work by famous and by lesser-known writers.


🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: No Submission guidelines


Hudson Review

Print magazine for Non-Fiction,

Founded in 1948, The Hudson Review is a quarterly magazine of literature and the arts published in New York City. It has a distinguished record of publishing little-known or undiscovered writers, many of whom have become major literary figures. Each issue contains a wide range of material including: poetry, fiction, essays on literary and cultural topics, book reviews, reports from abroad, and chronicles covering film, theatre, dance, music and art.


🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Sonora Review

Print magazine for Non-Fiction,

Founded in 1980, Sonora Review is one of the oldest student-run literary journals in the country. Former staff members include Antonya Nelson, Robert Boswell, Richard Russo, Tony Hoagland, David Foster Wallace, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, Tim Peterson, and Richard Siken. Work originally printed in Sonora Review has appeared in Best of the West and Best American Poetry, and has won O. Henry Awards and Pushcart Prizes.


🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Epiphany

Print magazine for Non-Fiction,

Epiphany is committed to publishing literary work, wherever it may fall on the spectrum from experimental to traditional, that is realized both in its vision and its devotion to artistry. We are especially open to writers whose explorations of new territory may not yet have found validation elsewhere.


🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Pleiades

Print magazine for Non-Fiction,

Pleiades is a literary biannual featuring poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews by authors from around the world. Past contributors include winners of the Nobel, Ruth Lilly, Pulitzer, Bollingen, Prix de la Libert̩, and Neustadt Prizes, recipients of Guggenheim, Whiting, National Book Critics Circle and National Book Awards, and many writers seeing their work in print for the first time.


🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $25 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Redivider

Print magazine for Non-Fiction,

Redivider is a nationally distributed journal of new art and literature produced by and representing the graduate students in the Writing, Literature, and Publishing program at Emerson College in Boston. Published twice a year, we welcome art, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry submissions from new, emerging, and established artists and writers. And if you're wondering about the name, it's a palindrome!


🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $3 Frequency: 2 times a year Online submissions: Yes Submission guidelines


Antioch Review

Print & Online magazine for Non-Fiction,

The Antioch Review, founded in 1941, is one of the oldest, continuously publishing literary magazines in America. We publish fiction, essays, and poetry from both emerging as well as established authors.


🌍 Territory:  USA πŸ’° Submission fee: $0 Frequency: 4 times a year Online submissions: No Submission guidelines


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